Glow
Glow Glow (gl[=o]), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Glowed} (gl[=o]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Glowing}.] [AS. gl[=o]wan; akin to D. gloeijen, OHG. gluoen, G. gl["u]hen, Icel. gl[=o]a, Dan. gloende glowing. [root]94. Cf. {Gloom}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To shine with an intense or white heat; to give forth vivid light and heat; to be incandescent. [1913 Webster]

Glows in the stars, and blossoms in the trees. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

2. To exhibit a strong, bright color; to be brilliant, as if with heat; to be bright or red with heat or animation, with blushes, etc. [1913 Webster]

Clad in a gown that glows with Tyrian rays. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

And glow with shame of your proceedings. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. To feel hot; to have a burning sensation, as of the skin, from friction, exercise, etc.; to burn. [1913 Webster]

Did not his temples glow In the same sultry winds and acrching heats? --Addison. [1913 Webster]

The cord slides swiftly through his glowing hands. --Gay. [1913 Webster]

4. To feel the heat of passion; to be animated, as by intense love, zeal, anger, etc.; to rage, as passior; as, the heart glows with love, zeal, or patriotism. [1913 Webster]

With pride it mounts, and with revenge it glows. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

Burns with one love, with one resentment glows. --Pope. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • glow — (v.) O.E. glowan to glow, shine as if red hot, from P.Gmc. base *glo (Cf. O.S. gloian, O.Fris. gled glow, blaze, O.N. gloa, O.H.G. gluoen, Ger. glühen to glow ), from PIE *ghel (see GLASS (Cf. glass)). Figuratively from late 14c …   Etymology dictionary

  • Glow — Glow, v. t. To make hot; to flush. [Poetic] [1913 Webster] Fans, whose wind did seem To glow the delicate cheeks which they did cool. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • glow — vb *blaze, flame, flare, glare Analogous words: *burn: kindle, ignite, iight: illuminate, lighten, illumine glow n blaze, flame, flare, glare (see under BLAZE vb) Analogous words: brightness, brilliance, radiance, effulgence, luminosity,… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • glow — [n] burning, brightness afterglow, bloom, blossom, blush, brilliance, effulgence, flush, glare, gleam, glimmer, glitter, gusto, heat, incandescence, intensity, lambency, light, luminosity, passion, phosphorescence, radiance, ray, splendor,… …   New thesaurus

  • glow — [glō] vi. [ME glowen < OE glowan, akin to Ger glühen < IE * ghlō < base * ĝhel , to shine > GOLD, GLEAM, YELLOW, Gr chlōros, light green] 1. to give off a bright light as a result of great heat; be incandescent or red hot 2. to give… …   English World dictionary

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